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NPD: GOW3 sells 25% more than GOW2 despite PS3 installed base

God of War III sold over one-million copies worldwide just a few days after release, but with the game’s US March sales now out, we can finally see how well it has done in comparison to its predecessors. Following God … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain was more sexually explicit before the cut

Heavy Rain reportedly had some of its content cut before it hit the shelves. Of course, it was only a limited selection of content, but Sony did indeed make Quantic Dream reign in some of the game’s more extreme imagery. … Continue reading

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Nolan North: Uncharted 3’s development is common sense

Following the success of Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, both critically and commercially, it’s almost a certainty that a third iteration is on the way from Naughty Dog. That’s a stance Nathan Drake’s voice, Nolan North, takes in his latest interview. … Continue reading

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Crytek: Crysis 2 performing better on PS3

Crytek has previously claimed that Crysis 2 will push Sony’s console to its limits and has now revealed that, in its current form, the game is getting “slightly more performance” out of the PS3 in comparison to the Xbox 360. Crytek’s … Continue reading

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PS3 passes five-million units in Japan

Sony’s PlayStation 3 has sold over five-million units in Japan, reaching the milestone in three-and-a-half years. According to Enterbrain numbers, the console achieved 5,001,598 sold units in its home country on 11 April. In comparison, the Nintendo Wii accumulated five-million … Continue reading

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Heavy Rain sells over one million in five weeks

Heavy Rain has sold over one million copies in the five weeks it’s been on sale, Sony Computer Entertainment announced today. The PlayStation 3 exclusive broke new ground, developing its own genre and surprising critics with its emotional content. Heavy … Continue reading

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Rumor: Ninja Theory’s other game is Devil May Cry

We’ll put this in the WTF corner while we contemplate the logistics of Devil May Cry influencing Heavy Sword influencing Devil May Cry. According to Game Informer, Capcom may have passed their beloved action series over to the creators of … Continue reading

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This is how Gran Turismo 5 should sound

If you’ve been listening carefully for the arrival of Gran Turismo 5, you’d better hope this is the sound you’ll hear. When Polyphony Digital’s game eventually races round the corner, it would be nice if it sounds as good as … Continue reading

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New Uncharted 2 DLC announced: Maps, Skins and New Co-op Mode

Naughty Dog has announced a new set of downloadable content for Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, featuring multiplayer character skins, two new maps, a new co-operative game mode and a set of adjoining trophies. Titled the Siege Expansion Pack, the new … Continue reading

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Konami announces Saw II and new Silent Hill for PS3 and Xbox 360

Konami is working on a new Silent Hill video game for “next-gen consoles,” which we’ll take to mean the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. That’s despite it being the “next-generation” for almost five years already. Surely, nay certainly, it’s now … Continue reading

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